CAPE MAY COUNTY Avalon Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Avalon, NJ

If you have been summoned to appear in Avalon Municipal Court over a DWI or disorderly persons offense, seeking representation from an experienced New Jersey criminal defense lawyer could greatly affect the outcome of your case. Joseph D. Lento is a New Jersey criminal defense lawyer with a track record of success representing clients in New Jersey's municipal courts, including Avalon, NJ.

About Avalon, New Jersey

The Borough of Avalon, NJ is a popular seaside community located on Seven Mile Island along the southeastern coast of New Jersey. While home to about 1250 permanent residents, its population swells up dramatically during the summer months. An affluent community, Avalon is home to some of the most expensive real estate on the eastern seaboard. It has adopted the slogan “Cooler by a Mile” because the barrier island on which it sits juts out into the ocean about a mile past its neighbors.

About Avalon Municipal Court

Avalon Municipal Court convenes at the municipal building on Dune Drive. The court typically handles minor offenses like traffic tickets, ordinance violations, and disorderly persons offenses, while more serious indictable offenses are referred to the Cape May Superior Court in Middle Township. Under a shared services agreement, Avalon Municipal Court also hears cases for Stone Harbor, its neighbor to the south. The court is often referred to as Avalon/Stone Harbor Municipal Court.

Municipal Court Contact Info:

Avalon/Stone Harbor Municipal Court

3100 Dune Drive

Avalon, NJ 08202

Phone: (609) 967 4457

Fax: (609) 967 5659

Email: [email protected]

Municipal Court Judge: Andrew J. Cafiero

Court Administrator: Wendy Torroni

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Why you Need an Attorney for Municipal Court

If you are convicted of even minor offenses in New Jersey, you could experience significant and long-lasting consequences, including jail time, probation, fines, and a damaging criminal record. Without an experienced attorney representing you, you're more likely to end up with a negative outcome. By contrast, a defense attorney with experience in the New Jersey municipal courts can work to get you a better result, whether it's negotiating for lenient penalties, lesser charges, or even a dismissal of the charge completely. Your attorney can also coordinate your application to any diversionary programs for which you might be eligible, such as Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge. Completion of the program results in having the charges dropped so you can avoid a criminal record.

The Lento Law Firm can help with any court-related matter at Avalon Municipal Court, including:

  • Traffic tickets/moving violations
  • DWI
  • Trespassing
  • Harassment
  • Assault
  • Drug-related offenses
  • Disorderly behavior
  • Criminal mischief
  • Restraining orders
  • Indictable offenses
  • Diversionary programs

If you want to maximize your chances of success in Avalon Municipal Court, choose an attorney with experience in New Jersey municipal courts. To schedule a consultation, call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686.

​​​Contact The Lento Law Firm Today

When it comes to criminal defense cases, you need the right person in your corner. To learn more about how Mr. Lento can help you, call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686. or contact him online.

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